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A wishbone come true by Earhart, Kristin, author.

A wishbone come true

Lexi Torres has to face the cold, hard truth-her parents are never going to relent on the NO DOGS ALLOWED rule. Or are they? When a mysterious pet store comes to town, Lexi suddenly has reason to hope. There's something special about the animals at Power's Pets. . . something downright magical.

Jul 11, 2014
April Fools' Day from the Black Lagoon by Thaler, Mike, 1936-

April Fools' Day from the Black Lagoon

"It's the end of March, and Hubie is struggling to prepare his pranks for the big day. The whoopee cushion, the rubber tarantula, and the fly in the ice cube just aren't good enough anymore--not when the worst joke comes from the place he least expects it"--P. [4] of cover.

Jul 11, 2014
Back to school, weird kids rule! by Gutman, Dan, author.

Back to school, weird kids rule!

"Summer is almost over, and you know what that means--time to head back to school! But when a tropical storm ends A.J.'s vacation earlier than expected, he and his family have to stay at Andrea's house. Ugh, disgusting! When everyone in the house starts getting cabin fever, and even back-to-school shopping won't calm the kids down, Andrea and A.J. are sent to Camp Ockatollyquay. The catch? It's a camp to get kids ready for school! But not to worry--Andrea and A.J. rally the Ella Mentry School ga

Jul 11, 2014
Back-to-school fright from the black lagoon by Thaler, Mike, 1936-

Back-to-school fright from the black lagoon

For Hubie, getting ready to go back to school after summer vacation is worse than actually going to class. His mom picks out all the wrong clothes, he gets back-to-back shots from his doctor, and there are rumors of a new teacher worse than any other. Will Hubie fail before school even starts.

Jul 11, 2014
Carrie the snow cap fairy by Meadows, Daisy, author.

Carrie the snow cap fairy

"Rainspell Island's weather is wacky-and it's all because Carrie the Snow Cap Fairy's magic wand is missing. Her magic helps keep the earth's climate under control. Rachel and Kirsty are determined to outsmart Jack Frost and keep the earth clean and green!" -- From

Jul 11, 2014
Claude at the beach by Smith, Alex T.

Claude at the beach

When Claude the dog and his friend, Sir Bobblysock, decide to have a vacation at the beach, Claude rescues a man from a shark, Sir Bobblysock wins a sand sculpting contest, and both go in search of pirate treasure.

Jul 9, 2014
Claude at the circus by Smith, Alex T.

Claude at the circus

While Mr. and Mrs. Shinyshoes are away for the day, Claude, a small, plump dog, and his friend, Sir Bobblysock, share adventures in the park and at the circus.

Jul 9, 2014
Coral the reef fairy by Meadows, Daisy, author.

Coral the reef fairy

"The fairies are going green! The fairy king and queen have just put together a new team of seven fairies for a very special mission. They are the Earth Fairies! Together, they're going to work their magic to clean up the environment. But they can't do it alone. Luckily, Rachel and Kirsty are ready to help! Coral the Reef Fairy's magic keeps the reef environment healthy. But Jack Frost's goblins have her wand and underwater environments everywhere are in trouble. Can Rachel and Kirsty find the w

Jul 11, 2014
Deep-sea disaster by Ocean, Davy, author.

Deep-sea disaster

Harry the hammerhead shark wishes he could be any other type of shark, but when a class trip to a famous shipwreck almost ends in disaster, Harry realizes the importance of being exactly who he is.

Jul 5, 2014
Edie the garden fairy by Meadows, Daisy, author.

Edie the garden fairy

"Rachel and Kirsty are volunteering for a gardening project. They're going to turn an unused lot into a beautiful garden. But first they need to find Edie's missing wand-before it's too late!" --

Jul 11, 2014
Frozen treats by Perelman, Helen, author.

Frozen treats

Melli the Caramel Fairy has been asked to go to the Ice Cream Isles to help out with the Summer Spectacular, but she is unsure about going by herself and alienating her jealous friends.

Jul 11, 2014
Geronimo Stilton Cavemice. 5, The great mouse race by

Geronimo Stilton Cavemice. 5, The great mouse race

"Geronimo Stilton's ancient ancestor Geronimo Stiltonoot is back in another prehistoric adventure! It's the annual cavemouse sports competition! This year, Tiger Khan and his saber-toothed henchmen want to enter the games. They call a truce with the cavemice during the tournament...but when their flag goes missing, Tiger Khan is furious. Can Geronimo Stiltonoot track it down in time to keep his fur intact?" --

Jul 11, 2014
Isabella the air fairy by Meadows, Daisy, author.

Isabella the air fairy

"The air on Rainspell Island is thick with smog. Isabella the Air Fairy wants to return the island's fresh ocean breezes and sparkling blue skies. But she can't do anything without her wand!" --

Jul 11, 2014
Lights! Camera! Hammerhead! by Ocean, Davy.

Lights! Camera! Hammerhead!

When humans show up at Shark Point to film an underwater documentary, Harry Hammer is thrilled. He's sure he's meant for the spotlight, but will he end up with the starring role of his dreams, or stay in deep-sea oblivion?

Jul 5, 2014
Lily the rain forest fairy by Meadows, Daisy, author.

Lily the rain forest fairy

"Lily the Rain forest Fairy whisks the girls away to a tropical forest to find her wand. Lily needs her wand to save the rainforest-and to get Rachel and Kirsty home safe again" -- From

Jul 11, 2014
Makeover magic by Santopolo, Jill, author.

Makeover magic

When a new salon opens up across the street from Sparkle Spa just in time for the Fall Ball, Aly and Brooke worry about losing customers.

Jul 11, 2014
Milly the river fairy by Meadows, Daisy, author.

Milly the river fairy

"Rachel and Kirsty are helping Milly the River Fairy clean up a polluted river. But troublemaking goblins keep getting in the way. The girls need to get Milly's wand back to make the river a safe place again" --

Jul 11, 2014
Miss Klute is a hoot! by Gutman, Dan.

Miss Klute is a hoot!

"Story time goes to the dogs when Ella Mentry School gets a therapy dog to help kids with their reading skills"--

Jul 11, 2014
Monkey me and the new neighbor by Roland, Timothy, author.

Monkey me and the new neighbor

Frustrating his sister with his tendency to transform into a monkey whenever he gets hyper, Clyde is given an extra-firm reason to try to control his energetic behavior when a new school principal moves into the neighborhood.

Jul 11, 2014
New Year's Eve sleepover from the Black Lagoon by Thaler, Mike, 1936-

New Year's Eve sleepover from the Black Lagoon

Hubie has been invited to a New Year's Eve sleepover but has never spent the night away from home. What happens if he gets sick and what's all the talk about making a New Year's resolution?

Jul 11, 2014